Friday, March 24, 2006

KAKAPO PARROTS - Recovery Programme Update

Sad news from the Kakapo Recovery Programme earlier this month. It appears we won't be getting any new Kakapo Parrot this year.
Well unfortunately it is looking increasingly likely that we won't end up with any breeding this summer on Whenua Hou. We thought for a while that it was looking promising, as 10 of the 14 females on the Summit side of the island had been for good wanders outside their home range to check out booming and food supplies. But so far none of these wanderings have resulted in a mating at a track and bowl.
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